City Councilman Tom Butt appears to have won Richmond’s highly contested mayor’s race and all three Richmond Progressive Alliance candidates won City Council seats in a race that has drawn national attention.
Chevron is pumping millions of dollars into several local races in Tuesday’s election, hoping to get its candidates into key seats on the Richmond City Council and the mayor’s office.
East Bay Regional Park District police arrested a San Pablo man Tuesday who is suspected of attacking a woman on a hiking trail in Richmond’s Wildcat Canyon Regional Park.
The U.S. Department of Justice has turned to the City of Richmond to help ease the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Chief Chris Magnus participated in a panel last month to help heal community wounds in the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting death.
A carjacking suspect who was killed after crashing in San Francisco’s Financial District and then turning a gun on officers after a high-speed chase through three counties last week has been identified, according to the medical examiner’s office.
Richmond hopes a one-of-a-kind plan will fix struggling neighborhoods. The program teams up with nonprofits, contractors and socially-conscious investors to buy and flip neglected homes.
Two teens driving near the Hilltop Mall in Richmond were injured by gunfire from a passing vehicle Wednesday afternoon, a police sergeant said.
Minimum wage in the city of Berkeley was raised to $10 per hour Wednesday, the first in a gradual rise to more than $12 an hour in two years.
Six San Francisco police officers fired 32 times at a carjacking suspect who crashed in the city’s Financial District and turned a gun on the officers after a high-speed chase through three counties early Thursday morning, police Chief Greg Suhr said Monday afternoon.
One person was injured and more than a dozen were displaced in a fire at an apartment in Richmond on Saturday night.